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Nov 29
2010

Gift Ideas for the 2010 Holiday Season

Posted by Kimberley Cuachon-Haugh in Shopping , Norfolk , Holiday Shopping , Gift Ideas , Christmas

Contributed by Kimberley Cuachon-Haughchristmas-shopping

Nov 29
2010

2010 Holiday Fun in Portsmouth: Nautical Holidays and History for the Holidays

Posted by admin in Norfolk , Museum Exhibits , Holiday Events , Historical , Christmas

NAUTICAL HOLIDAYS

Nautical Holidays
December 4 & 18, 2010,
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday season, and make your own nautical themed holiday ornaments while learning about holiday traditions throughout history!  Program is free with paid admission.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, corner of High and Water Streets
Lightship Portsmouth Museum, London Slip (foot of London Street)

HISTORY FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

History for the Holidays
December 11, 2010,
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Join the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum for a day of guided tours, ornament making, and shopping in the museum’s gift shop for that special gift. Also, from 12:00-4:00 p.m., enjoy your favorite carols, tunes, and singalongs sung in celebration of the musical traditions of the season by the Hysterically Correct Carolers! Join us at the Lightship Portsmouth as costumed sailors observe the “holiday routines” of the season.  Program is free with paid admission.





Nov 29
2010

Holiday Events at The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum: Nautical Holidays and History for the Holidays

Posted by admin in Portsmouth , Norfolk , Museum Exhibits , Holiday Events , Historical , Christmas

NAUTICAL HOLIDAYS

Nautical Holidays
December 4 & 18, 2010,
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday season, and make your own nautical themed holiday ornaments while learning about holiday traditions throughout history!  Program is free with paid admission.

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, corner of High and Water Streets
Lightship Portsmouth Museum, London Slip (foot of London Street)

HISTORY FOR THE HOLIDAYS!

History for the Holidays
December 11, 2010,
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Join the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum for a day of guided tours, ornament making, and shopping in the museum’s gift shop for that special gift. Also, from 12:00-4:00 p.m., enjoy your favorite carols, tunes, and singalongs sung in celebration of the musical traditions of the season by the Hysterically Correct Carolers! Join us at the Lightship Portsmouth as costumed sailors observe the “holiday routines” of the season.  Program is free with paid admission.





Nov 29
2010

Capture the Spirit of the Holiday Season at the Newsome House

Posted by admin in Williamsburg , Newport News , Museum Exhibits , Holiday Events , Historical , Christmas

Newsome House Holiday Splendor

newsome-house-outsideDecember 1-31, 2010

Visit the Newsome House and capture the spirit of the season while enjoying holiday decorations at this historic home. A donation of $2.00 is suggested.

About the Newsome House

The Newsome House honors the legacy of Joseph Thomas Newsome by engaging the public in an ongoing study and remembrance of African American history and culture.

Nov 29
2010

2010 McDonalds Holidays Lights in Virginia Beach

Posted by admin in Virginia Beach , Road Trip Worthy , Holiday Lights , Family Fun , Christmas

McDonald's Holidays Lights in Virginia Beach

With the holidays fast approaching, everyone is scurrying to decorate their houses for the best lighting or reindeer-on-the-roof displays. Interestingly, this annual lighting competition has traveled from the house to the beach, with one of the largest lighting displays in the U.S. happening right here in Virginia Beach! McDonald's Holiday Lights on the Beach brings over 100,000 visitors to the ride along the boardwalk, taking in all the neat, fascinating light displays that the oceanfront has to offer.

From towering Christmas trees to bright, colorful exhibits of nautical animals and other holiday lighting, this event will surely entertain and awe your friends and family! Making a trip to Virginia Beach? Hotels offer a free ticket to the lighting show for the holiday travelers, a great way to spend the holidays. Also, during the event, a free CD of holiday music will be provided to each vehicle entering McDonald's Holiday Lights at the Beach, presented by nTelos Wireless. So start or end the holiday season right will this amazing event!

Nov 28
2010

Richmond Christmas Parade 2010

Posted by admin in Road Trip Worthy , Richmond , Parade , Holiday Events , Family Fun , Christmas

Richmond Christmas Parade 2010

Saturday, December 4 at 10 AM

richmond-christmas-paradeThe 2010 Dominion Christmas parade will take place on Saturday, December 4, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. The 27th annual event will depart from the Science Museum on West Broad Street and continue east until ending on Seventh Street. Last year's parade event attracted more than 100,000 spectators from all over Virginia, with thousands more watching a live television broadcast.

The parade will feature a very special Grand Marshal, holiday floats, marching bands, huge helium balloons and Santa. The parade kicks off the traditional Christmas season in and around metropolitan Richmond.

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